Title A Treatise on the Building and Ornamental Stones of Great Britain and Foreign Countries, arranged according to Their Geological Distribution and Mineral Character, with Illustartions of their Application in Ancient and Modern Structures.
Binding Full original leather binding with gold gilt stamp
Book Condition Label professionally redone by bookbinder as well as some spiffing up of cover.
Publisher MacMillan London
Seller ID 2072
Armorial of the Royal Agricultural College on front cover. Presentation copy from the Principal of the Royal Agricultural College to CH Biddell as a prize for Buttermaking Class III 1886. Octavo 333 pp 2 mounted photographs, 2 line drawings in text. Chapters include : Granite and Granitiod Rocks, Granite of Scotland, Granite of England and Wales, Granite of America, Granites of Ireland, Continental Granites, Syenite, Porphyritic Rocks, Greenstone Rocks, Augitic Rocks, Serpentinous Rocks, Marble, Alabaster, The Rarer Ornamental Stones, Malachite, Calcareous Group of Building Stones, Sandstone Group of Building Stones, Volcanic Building Stones, and Slates.